I have a huge depression problem. And it's not a "phase" I've had this problem for almost 2 years. I have bad anxiety and bad guilty feelings all the time. I'm emo, and for the ones that don't know what that is, it's where you have over-emotional problems. And I wont to get rid of the depression. What should I do? I don't want to go see a doctor, or a psychiatrist. I am always having bad thoughts about suicide, and in every dream I have, some one dies. And I can't talk to my parents about it, all they say is "its just a phase, you'll get over it"...they have been saying that for 2 years, and i haven't gotten over it. Please help me. -Chad
By the way, I'm a 14/m.
Nallie answered Sunday March 26 2006, 8:00 pm: You know, that's the trouble with others. Those that do not have clinical depression think that you can just get over it. Depression is often a chemical imbalance that affects your brain. A good Dr would know if thats the case with you.
Without medication most that have a true depression can't get over it. Think of it like a diabetic that needs insulin because their body can't produce any. If you had diabetes, I bet no one would say "it's a phase".
Tell your parents you are not feeling well and need to see a Dr. You can discuss your concerns with the Dr. I know you don't want to go, but it's worth it because you deserve to feel better. [ Nallie's advice column | Ask Nallie A Question ]
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